The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

With membership, experienced and aspiring alpinists benefit from a varied meets programme, regional lectures with notable guest speakers, reduced rates at many alpine huts, opportunity to apply for grants to support expeditions, significant discounts at many UK retailers, extensive networking contacts, access to the AC Library and maps - and more! 

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Iain Cameron – Snow patches in the Scottish Hills
Tuesday 08 March 2022, 07:30pm
Contact Timothy Elson
Tuesday 08 March 2022

The study of long-lasting snows in the remote corries of the Scottish hills was started many years ago by our own Adam Watson and has been continued by Iain along with a team of enthusiastic observers. Their findings are published annually by the Royal Meteorological Society and have yielded some interesting results as well as some wonderful photographs from above (and below) the snows.

Audiences will be limited to 40 persons who will require to wear face coverings.

Please contact Timothy Elson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in advance of the talks if you are planning to come along to ensure we comply with the Covid 19 Rules.

Meeting at at the Quaker Meeting House located at 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Location Edinburgh
7 Victoria Street